Ronald E. “Ron” White (1936-2013)

Former Rochester John Marshall wrestling coach Ron White passed away on Friday. White was JM’s coach from 1963 through 1975. Prior to that he coached at Winona. White was inducted into the Mayo Civic Center Region 1 Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2009.

Visitation will be Saturday January 4, at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Rochester. A Memorial Service will follow the Visitation. Obituary

Gophers Travel to Southern Scuffle

The No. 2 Golden Gophers will join the top contenders in the country at the Southern Scuffle in Chattanooga, Tenn.

MINNEAPOLIS – The No. 2 University of Minnesota wrestling team will kick off 2014 by competing in the Southern Scuffle hosted by the University of Tennesee at Chattanooga. The Southern Scuffle, one of the largest in-season tournaments in college wrestling, will host 500 wrestlers from around the country at McKenzie Arena on Jan. 1-2. Continue reading

NDSU’s Steven Monk Claims WWC Wrestler of the Week Award

OREM, Utah — North Dakota State University 165-pound senior Steven Monk (Wausau, Wis./Wausau West HS) has been named the Western Wrestling Conference Wrestler of the Week after an outstanding performance at the 2013 Ken Kraft Midlands Championships. The conference award was announced Tuesday, Dec. 31, by the league. Continue reading